Awarded by Brittany University, France
This degree combines a functional, sector or industry-based specialisation underpinning a generic business management curriculum. It will equip successful students with the requisite knowledge and understanding to conduct modern business and allows them to pursue the demands of a specific industry or topic area within the holistic framework of business administration
Awards to be conferred
- BA (Hons) in Business Administration from Brittany Université – view sample certificate
- BA (Hons) in Business Administration from UCAM- Universidad Católica de Murcia – view sample certificate
The programme aims to provide students with:
- An in-depth understanding of business theory
- The ability to apply business theory in a variety of business situations
- Tasks and challenges that develop key transferable skills essential to a career in business and management
- The skills and underpinning knowledge necessary to evaluate dynamic business situations and find effective and workable business solutions
- Key transferable skills essential to a career in business and management
Programme Learning Outcomes
- Knowledge and Understanding of:
- The business environment in which managers operate
- The application of business concepts and tools to specialist aspects of business
- The development of business strategy within a European and International context.
- Apply business concepts to a range of specific organisational scenarios
- Synthesise appropriate solutions to complex business problems
- Evaluate the effectiveness of business activity
- The skills necessary to:
- Analyse operational situations and devise approaches that may improve performance of the business aspects of an organisation
- Generate ideas for new business activity and evaluate the feasibility of those ideas
- Evaluate the business environment and make judgements as to how business activity might be adjusted to respond to those changes
- Act independently in constructing own learning models, plan and undertake tasks, and accept accountability for own learning decisions
- Identify accurately those issues which require research, and apply appropriate methodologies using a variety of sources.
- Deploy the following transferable skills:
- Communicate in writing appropriate for specific academic and professional audiences
- Reference all source materials consistently and accurately using the Harvard referencing system
- Present effectively for specific academic and professional audiences
- Productively use appropriate information and communications technology
- Work independently
- Problem solving skills
- Research skills and the use of modern online electronic sources and databases
- Manage time and prioritise workloads
Assessments are based wholly on course work, assignments and a work-based report submitted by learners.
Learners will have to do a Research Project with a total word count of 7,000-8,000 words after the completion of the 4 taught modules.
- Applicants for Direct Entry to this Final Year Top Up programme will be expected to have 120 ECTS credits or equivalent gained in a related programme to their chosen specialisation and accepted by Brittany Université.
- No specific syllabus mapping is required but successful applicants should have covered key functional areas of business (i.e. Operations, Management, Finance, HRM & Marketing).
- Mature students without formal qualifications, but with appropriate experience may be admitted to the course in-line with the policy and provision for Accreditation of Prior Learning and Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning.
- Demonstrate English Language proficiency in order to participate in the programme taught in English.
Advanced Standing/ Exemptions/ Credits Transfer (APL)
Consideration for the above for students admitted onto the programme may be considered either at the beginning of a programme, or beyond the beginning of a programme, through an assessment of that student’s prior learning, whether certificated or un-certificated. The process for making such a decision is known as the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) is a matter of academic judgment exercised by the appointed panel considering applications and approvals of APL.
Where cohorts of students are to be admitted with advanced standing on a regular basis, the arrangement should be subject to an Academic Progression Agreement.
The Top Up BA (Hons) in Business Administration consist of 4 taught modules each accruing 10 ECTS credits and a Research Project of 20 ECTS credits totaling 60 ECTS credits.
The four Common Core Modules has 10 ECTS credits each for
- Business Planning
- Strategic Management
- International HRM
- Business Innovation
The Research Project has 20 ECTS credits
- For the BA (Hons) in Business Administration – a Research Project on Business Administration or Management
- The Research Project can be started after completing the 4 Common Core Modules
Mode of Delivery
Blended Delivery Mode
|Self-Instructional Learning Material||Face to Face Tutorials||Online Discussions|
|Students are given a complete set of learning materials to facilitate independent study which can be downloaded from the designated Learning Portal.||Face-to-Face classes conducted at a learning centre at 12 hours per module.||Learners are encouraged to participate in online discussions with other learners and their tutors for at least 18 hours per module.|
Fully Online Mode
|Self-Instructional Learning Material||Online Discussions|
|Students are given a complete set of learning materials to facilitate independent study which can be downloaded from the designated Learning Portal.||Learners are encouraged to participate in online discussions with other learners and their tutors for at least 18 hours per module.|
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For the Fully Online Mode please enrol now to sign up for the next available intake.
Notional hours are defined in terms of the amount of time it should take a learner to achieve the learning outcomes. Each ECTS credit requires on average 20 notional hours of a learner’s time
Guide to Learning Hours / Student Learning Time
This Level 6 Programme accrues 60 ECTS credits spread over 4 modules and a Research Project or 1,200 notional hours in total. The programme can be completed in 10 months